A road accident has claimed the life of Onyekachi Agu Charles,  two weeks after he was elected as a councilor representing Umuaku ward (2) in Umunneochi Local Government Area of Abia State.

Onyekachi Agu Charles who was elected as a councillor on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), lost his life in a motor accident which occurred in Enugu State on Sunday, January 3, 2021.

The late councillor was sworn-in by Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, on December 22 together with other elected officials.

The Chairman of Umunneochi LGA, Ifeanyi Madu, who confirmed the incident on Monday, January 4, paid a condolence visit to the family of the late councilor.

He sympathized with the family and prayed that God should console and grant them the fortitude to bear the irreplaceable loss of a rare gem.